Antibiotic + Tummy Tuck

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Drainage Through Tummy Tuck Incision, Normal? (photo)

Hi I had a tummy tuck and pubic contouring done on Feb. 24th 2012 and my incision ended up getting infected. My Dr. put me on a stronger antibiotic... READ MORE

Can I Take Zithromax Before my Surgery on Monday?

I tested positive for strep today. Will this be a problem for my scheduled Tummy Tuck? READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Incision Opening?

I am two weeks out from a tummy tuck and it seems like my incision is opening. It is like this for about 4 inches on each side, where the drains were... READ MORE

MRSA Prior to Plastic Surgery and Antibiotic Allergies, What Antibiotic Options Are there if I Have a TT?

I was told last summer that I may have had a MRSA infection. It was never cultured or tested, but I was given medications to treat it as if it was one... READ MORE

What Can Cause a Lot of Drainage from the Belly Button 4weeks After a Full Tummy Tuck and Lipo?

What Can Cause a Lot of Drainage from the Belly Button 4weeks After a Full Tummy Tuck and Lipo, Been on Antibiotic for 2weeks. READ MORE

What Type of Antibiotics Are Prescribed After a Tummy Tuck, Liposuction As Well As a Fat Graft?

I am having a tummy tuck, lipo, and fat graft next month. I am wondering what type of antibiotics will be prescribed. READ MORE

Is Macerated Tissue in Belly Button Area Normal for Healing?

I and almost three weeks postop from full TT. I started having clear drainage about 4 days ago, I went to my PS on day 3 and he removed the sutures... READ MORE

Necrosis after tummy tuck (photos)

2 weeks post op started to have necrosis issues day 8-9. Went to PS yesterday for check up and had debridement done. Was told wet to dry dressings 2x... READ MORE

Can Antibiotics Be Prevented (Or Alternative to Antibiotics) for a Tummy Tuck?

Having ulcerative colitis, antibiotics change the flora in the colon and could worsen the condition. My question is: Can antibiotics be avoided during... READ MORE

How Soon After Tooth Extraction Can I Get TT

Bit of a random question... and, of course I will be calling my PS to ask him as well. However, I am looking to move my surgery date up from May 16 to... READ MORE

Swelling from Naval to Pubis 10 Weeks After Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I had an extended tummy tuck 10 wks ago. My drains were in14 days, then removed only because the PS doesn't allow them in longer. Afterward I... READ MORE

8 weeks post op Tummy Tuck, muscle repair and lipo. Is the incision above my main one correct? (photos)

I ended up with a blood clot do to the PS not telling me to get off Premarin. I am only 42 and can not return to my HRT. Then. I ended up with... READ MORE

4 Months Still Not Healed? (photo)

I had a Tummy Tuck on June 19th and I still have this one spot that has never closed and it's draining a thick greenish/yellowish liquid. I have been... READ MORE

Am I handling the complication from my tummy tuck properly? (Photo)

I had a TT jan 3 and was doing great for two weeks. I woke up one day shivering and 103 temperature. Called my PS. She put me on antibiotics and... READ MORE

2.5 weeks post-op TT - small opening and bad odor at incision site. (photos)

Im 2 weeks PO. On Monday I noticed a small opening and a bad odor i remo ed the tape and went to my Dr, from Monday to today (Friday) is looking like... READ MORE

Alternative to steri-strips?

Hello. I notice many patients have the tape/steri strips over their tummy tuck incisions. I had a horrible reaction to the strips with my last... READ MORE

I have a serious infection in my Tummy Tuck incision and I'm on antibiotics. When will it be safe for me to fly home? (photo)

I was operated on April 2nd, 2014 and finally figured out why there was a wound separation on my tummy tuck incision. I have two bacterias on the... READ MORE

How Long Do I Continue to Take my Antibiotics After Drain Removal?

I just had my last drain removed and I was wondering if I should continue taking my Antibiotic (Cephalexin)? I still have a full bottle and one refill... READ MORE

I had a tummy tuck on may 12th. I developed a staph infection in the belly button. Is this normal? (photos)

The infection came after a month of healing. There is also a large painful knot under the skin up above the bellybutton. I was put on antibiotics for... READ MORE

Fever After Beginning Antibiotics for Tummytuck Incision Infection?

At what point do I start to worry and call my doctor? Fever is 100.3* and I began oral and topical antiobiotics yesterday-I have taken 3 doses of the... READ MORE

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